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Battle of the Bards Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaare yoooooooooooooooooou readyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! *guitar riffs start up* As far as Im concerned, Bards = Best Class. So a card game all about bards trying to be the best they can be certainly has my attention. You can go check out Battle of the Bards, up on Kickstarter now. \m/ ... I kinda want the badger as a tattoo now... From the campaign: Battle of the Bards is a competitive 2-4 player dice rolling game with aspects of deck-building. Throughout the game player...


Too Many Poops Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Well... I mean, you can make a game about just about anything. And this certainly isnt the first poop-centered one. But here we are, a card collection game about cats and poop, entitled Too Many Poops. The games up on Kickstarter now. From the campaign: Too Many Poops is a cat collection card game where players compete to become the first to score 10 points of cats in their home. But the more cats you have, the more poops you’ll get—and too many will lose you the game! Adopt cats f...


Drinking Horn Games Releases Sagas of Midgard RPG

I love hearing about Kickstarter campaigns that not only fund, but make their way to retail. Thats just what weve got here. For those that want some truly epic, Viking RPG-ing, Sagas of Midgard is your game. Become a warrior of old, fighting your way through and along with the mythic pantheon of the Norse. You can pick up your copy now. From the release: What is Sagas of Midgard Sagas of Midgard is a cinematic, story-driven RPG set in a mythologized Norse cosmos. We went to Kickstarter on Febr...


ChillMaze Holding Robodancer Giveaway

ChillMaze is a brand new game company out there on the scene. Their first game, RoboDancer, will be making its way to Kickstarter soon. But before that, theyre having themselves a little giveaway over on their website. You could win yourself a $100 Amazon Gift Card. Head on over and put your name in the hat. From the website: $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway To Celebrate Lunching our Game Studio ChillMaze with the world We created this humble giveaway Join the giveaway to support us Source...


Midweek Snippets

Already halfway through the week. Thats why I love having Mondays off. It makes the next work week that much faster. And if the work week goes by fast, that means its gonna be time again for gaming soon. Best be well-fed, so lets chomp on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Mythexplorers III Kickstarter Coming From RN Estudio, New Shaleground Bases Available From Tabletop-Art, and New Release Giveaway From Puppets War. Mythexplorers III Kickstarter Coming From RN Estud...


Virtue the Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Are you a good person Do you take care of yourself Do you care for others By playing Virtue, a new board game up on Kickstarter, you can find out where you stand. This cooperative trip through tough decisions has its campaign running now. From the campaign: Virtue is a cooperative game for 2 to 4 players that pits your team against the spiritual forces of good and evil. You will strive to live a good life while balancing your life pursuits (community, education, personal identity, marriage, ho...


SKU-DV404 Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) from Chess House  sku

Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) - DV404 by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - A chess player needs a solid foundation in order to quickly advance through the ranks of chess playing. This video series is designed to lay this solid foundation, building the basics of playing a great chess. The material taught in this series has been developed and taught by National Master Elliott Neff for over 17 years, producing multiple state and national individual and team chess champions. Ideal for both kids and adults, you will enjoy the clear, accurate, presentation. Most viewers watch each DVD at least several times. Elliott is easy to understand and experienced, and the material is efficiently presented and packed with tips and valuable concepts. DVD 1 (PAWN) Topics Intro to Chess (board, names of pieces, values) Pawns Rooks Bishops The Queen The King Knight Castling Pawn shields and when to break it DevelopmentFeatures: Bonus booklet with practice positions for every topic helps the learner practice and master the material presented. Introduction of each piece Understanding of the values of each pieces Best strategy for each piece "Pawn Shield" strategy (how to BLOCK your opponent's army) Learning about the most important squares to control How to start a chess game with the BEST strategy DVD 2 (KNIGHT) Topics Targets The Magic Square The Center Active Moves I Opening order Scholar's Mate Major Mates Tactics Intro - when to trade and capture Pins/Skewers Discovered Checks/Attacks Forks/Double Attacks Remove the Defender Interference Deflection/Attraction Back-Rank Mate X-Ray defence/attack Battery Checkmate Patterns - 1 move Finding the BEST moves King and Queen Mate King and Pawn endgames I Algebraic Notation I en passant rules Using Rooks Convert the Advantage I Win a Game!Features Master the Magic Square strategy for checkmating your opponents every time! Discoverthe 'secret' of the 4-move 'Scholar's Mate' checkmate and learn how toturn the tables on your opponent every time they try it! Opening order Pigs on the 7th! (using rooks) Discovered Checks and Attacks Opening Order (best opening strategy) 'En Passant' (the special pawn move that will amaze your opponents And many more! DVD 3 (BISHOP) Topics: Planning Level I King and Rook Mate Active Moves II Using Rooks II Pins/Skewers II Discovered Checks/Attacks II Forks/Double Attacks II Remove the Defender II Interference Back-Rank Mate II X-Ray defence/attack II Battery II Checkmate Patterns - 2 moves Stalemate King and Pawn endgames II Smothered Mate Algebraic Notation II Know you... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$110.00

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